Chasse Spleen 2001
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One of the two finest estates of Moulis (the other being Poujeaux), Chasse Spleen’s large vineyard is planted with 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, and 5% Petit Verdot. The ripe, generous 2001 is a chunky, fleshy, deep ruby/purple-colored effort revealing good body, moderate tannin, and an earthy, black currant fruitiness offering notions of minerals and tree bark. Give it 2-3 years of cellaring to shed its substantial tannin, and drink it over the following decade.
|Score: 88||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (153), June 2004|
|Score: 89/91||James Suckling, Wine Spectator, March 2002|
Healthy, quite deep crimson. Lots of tannin and not THAT much substance but very well put together. A good drink that will be ready soon. Just slightly inky on the finish.
|Score: 15||Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, October 2007|
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